Beer, Wine and Spirits Delivery Arrives in Calgary Drizly and Liquor Depot Expand Delivery Zone Further in Western Canada
CALGARY, Alberta – August 25, 2016 – Drizly, the technology company transforming the way liquor is shopped, sold and shared online, today announced its expansion with Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd., North America's largest publicly traded liquor retailer and parent company to the owner of Liquor Depot, to bring fast, convenient delivery of beer, wine and spirits to Calgary.
Legal-age consumers in the greater Calgary area including Altadore, Aspen Woods, Beltline, Bowness, Brentwood, Bridgeland, Crescent Heights, Huntington Hills, Mount Royal, Parkhill, Ramsey and more can now use the Drizly mobile app or website to shop and order from thousands of products from Liquor Depot with delivery in less than one hour.
“This past February marked Drizly's first international market launch in Edmonton and the adoption of Drizly from area residents far exceeded our expectations," said Nick Rellas, co-founder and CEO of Drizly. “Given this success, we're expanding with Liquor Depot to continue enhancing the alcohol retail experience in Western Canada."
By simply downloading the free Drizly app on iOS, Android or visiting Drizly.ca, consumers will find a shopping experience that is user-friendly, fast and efficient. Drizly also lets consumers schedule deliveries when it is most convenient for them, earn referral rewards or easily send the gift of beer, wine or spirits to friends, family and colleagues of legal drinking age.
“Alberta is our corporate home-base and after seeing how our customers embraced the delivery service in Edmonton, it's natural to expand to Calgary next," said Stephen Bebis, President and CEO of Liquor Stores N.A Ltd. “As a leading liquor retailer in North America, we understand the importance to continually bring new and innovative ways for our consumers to shop our selection. Working with Drizly is a perfect example of innovative ideas that keep our shoppers loyal to Liquor Depot."
Drizly is the technology company transforming the way liquor is shopped, sold and shared online. By combining competitive prices and widest selection online, Drizly delivers an unparalleled shopping experience to users of legal drinking age. Backed by world-class institutional investors, the company has raised $32.8 million to date and allows consumers to shop for beer, wine and spirits via Drizly in 24 markets across the U.S. and Canada.
About Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd.
The Corporation operates 254 retail liquor stores in Alberta, British Columbia, Alaska, Kentucky and New Jersey. Liquor Stores' retail brands include: Liquor Depot, Liquor Barn, and Wine and Beyond in Alberta (180 stores); Liquor Depot and Liquor Barn in British Columbia (35 stores); Brown Jug in Alaska (22 stores); Liquor Barn "The Ultimate Party Source" and Liquor Barn Express in Kentucky (15 stores); and Joe Canal's Discount Liquor Outlet in New Jersey (2 stores). The Company's common shares and convertible subordinated debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols "LIQ" and "LIQ.DB.A", respectively.